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BARC Appoints New Executive Director, Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Bristol ARC Jerome Ave. Bristol CT.

Bristol ARC Jerome Ave. Bristol CT.

The Bristol Adult Resource Center (Bristol ARC) announced the appointment of Mary Etter to the position of Executive Director. Mary replaces Judy Gebben, who served the agency for four years.

Mary has almost three decades of non-profit experience. 

She joined Bristol ARC in October 2012 as Finance Director and was promoted to Associate Executive Director in July 2013.

Etter brings extensive knowledge and practical application to the position – two key elements which are crucial to ensuring the continued success of the organization.

BARC is also celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

What started as a grass roots alternative to institutionalization for twelve individuals has grown into an organization which provides a wide range of vocational, residential, and day service options to over one hundred eighty men and women with special needs.

To commemorate its landmark anniversary, Bristol ARC has several events planned for the coming year.

Their annual Gala is being held on May 9th at the Aqua Turf and their second annual golf tournament, in partnership with PARC of Plainville, is being held on May 20th.

To learn more about Bristol Adult Resource Center, you can visit their website or on their Facebook page for more information about events. 

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